DA 55-300 vs DA* 300 f4

Started Sep 16, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Re: DA 55-300 vs DA* 300 f4
In reply to awaldram, Sep 19, 2013

awaldram wrote:

If you buy the 55-300 I fear it will only be a stop gap till you get the real thing for your Q

Buy once first time is my advice , but then I can't see what strains are on your disposable income.

Don't worry, I'm not going to spend money on a 55-300, it's the lens I already have.  In fact, it's old enough and heavily used enough that it's starting to wear out mechanically.  The extending part is wobblier than it once was, and the focus mechanism occasionally jams.

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Pentax Q Pentax K-3 Pentax smc DA 55-300mm F4.0-5.8 ED Pentax smc DA* 300mm F4.0 ED (IF) SDM Samyang 8mm F3.5 Aspherical IF MC Fisheye +4 more
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